Upcoming Exhibitions

Dates subject to change
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - Saturday, January 17, 2015

Web banner image: Annette Nancarrow, Untitled (details), Undated (circa late 1940s), Oil on canvas, 30 x 37 3/4", Collection of Luis and Karen Stephens

Featuring over forty works, the Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to present an exhibition on artist Annette Nancarrow (American, 1907–1992). Spanning nearly three decades, the exhibition Between Two Worlds: Annette Nancarrow in Mexico and America will highlight her development as an artist across countries and cultures during a pivotal and dynamic time in the 20th century art world. Although less known historically than her artist friends and contemporaries Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Jośe Clemente Orozco, this exhibition will...

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - Saturday, March 28, 2015

Web banner images: (left) Paul Caponigro, Pear, 1964, Photograph, 16 x 20", (right) John Paul Caponigro, Suffusion XV, 2012, Digital photograph, 28 x 26", Images courtesy of the Artists 

Paul Caponigro and John Paul Caponigro: Generations showcases the work of father and son, acknowledged masters of the photographic medium. From Paul Caponigro’s darkroom mastery and deeply mystical black-and-white images, to John Paul Caponigro’s digital wizardry and vividly colorful surrealism, the exhibition presents a comprehensive overview of the art and craft of photography employed by both artists.

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Saturday, October 11, 2014 - Saturday, January 10, 2015

Beg, Borrow and Steal from the Rubell Family Collection, Miami presents paintings, sculptures, photographs, videos and installations by world renowned artists from the Rubell Family Collection in Miami, Florida. In 2005, Don and Mera Rubell, legendary collectors and founders of the Rubell Family Collection, had a series of conversations with artists about the nature of appropriation and mentorship in their work as a way to honor past generations of artists. This exhibition was borne out of those conversations, and its title comes from a quote attributed to Picasso: "Good artists borrow, great artists steal." While the question of artistic influence may not be new, what artists choose to borrow,...

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - Saturday, March 21, 2015

Roanoke-based artist Gerry Bannan (American, born 1964) creates a feast for the eyes with his lushly sensuous new series of large scale drawings, hearkening back to the 16th and 17th century Northern European still life genre painting theme of Vanitas. Translated from the Latin word meaning vanity, hallmarks of this artistic genre include depicting symbols associated with death and the futility of earthly pleasures. The Taubman Museum of Art is honored to premiere Bannan’s new series Vanitas featuring nine drawings and two still life tableaus for the first time to the Roanoke community. Working exclusively with BIC Cristal black ballpoint pens on...